Safety of Health Professionals: News Release May 2017

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May 24, 2017

MPP Kathryn McGarry, who has been a nurse for 30 years in Ontario, is available to talk from personal experience about the safety for health care workers. Local Planning Appeal Tribunal News Release – May 16 2017 Please contact me to make arrangements for a telephone interview. Kevin Swayze Director of Communciations Office of Kathryn […]


ROSE CORA PERRY: Canada’s Singer/Songstress, performing this weekend at CAMBRIDGE KIN CARNIVAL

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May 23, 2017

FREE PERFORMANCE: Saturday May 27th at 6 pm at Riverside Park (49 King St W, Cambridge, ON N3H 1B5) ROSE CORA PERRY: Canada’s Singer/Songstress Performer since age four. Writer since age seven. CEO of Record Label at 15. Rose Cora Perry is the former frontwoman of major label signed act Anti-Hero and has performed at […]


INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER STUMBLES IN CAMBRIDGE by Alan Marshall

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May 22, 2017

  Damning With Faint Praise Three female Cambridge Councillors present at an International Women’s day breakfast last March. Two of the three routinely (if not always) vote with Mayor Craig. The third Jan Liggett is her own person. She votes according to the issues which means sometimes she votes contrary to the Mayor’s position. Over […]


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London, Ont., votes to become 1st Canadian city to use ranked ballots

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May 4, 2017

Voters will pick their top choice for candidate and rank other choices CBC News Posted: May 02, 2017 8:57 AM ETLast Updated: May 02, 2017 11:56 AM ET London, Ont., has made history as the first Canadian city to decide to move to a ranked ballot for its next municipal election. A ranked ballot means […]


Keep school board seat Cambridge

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April 28, 2017

Opinion Apr 27, 2017 03:25 Cambridge Times Rather than follow this lengthy process for filling the seat left behind by longtime Waterloo Region District School Board trustee Andrea Mitchell, who resigned at the end of March, the opportunity should be handed to the fourth-place candidate (Cambridge and North Dumfries have three seats at the board). […]


SHAME ON YOU MIKE DEVINE ( Hespeler Councillor) also voted for electronic voting..

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April 24, 2017

Mike Devine, Hespeler Councillor also voted for internet and telephone voting..  {Remember this come Election Time, Hespeler}.. I did send him an email prior to the vote showing him numerous sites that clearly state how unsafe this method of casting a ballot is. DID HE LISTEN?.. Did he even bother to respond.. NO IS THE […]


Mike Mann, ( Preston Councillor) voted for ELECTRONIC VOTING… based on “Staff Recommendation”..

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April 23, 2017

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE CTV INTERVIEW   to……Mike Mann, Preston Ward Councillor: As you are well aware we went before Council to give council an idea of why internet voting is not a good way for our City to vote in 2018. We heard what you had to say and  we seen your interview […]


Multiplex at Conestoga College would be ‘a shame’

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April 21, 2017

Apr 18, 2017 Cambridge Times The (Conestoga) College multiplex site was chosen by politicians with little or no public, business or economic advisery committee involvement. Why do certain politicians want you to believe there is a crisis of “now or never?” When you do something right you have few regrets. College site “a done deal?” […]


For those who are unable to attend City Hall April 18th { Re: Electronic Voting Issues}

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April 15, 2017

To those unable to attend Tuesday’s council meeting.   Please consider emailing the City Clerk and City Council with your concerns regarding the use of Electronic Ballots in the 2018 Municipal Election.   clerk@cambridge.ca   council@cambridge.ca   { I am including a sample letter, you’re welcome to copy and use.. It’s simple and to the […]


Cambridge residents living near TCE contamination fear health problems

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April 14, 2017

Tracy Hipel of Cambridge is seen in his backyard earlier this year. The shed behind him houses a soil vapour extraction unit. He has to ensure clear access to the shed at all times as an employee visits the shed twice a week. Hipel has acted as an advocate for many in the neighbourhood in […]


Residents want answers about ongoing TCE contamination in Cambridge

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April 13, 2017

Tracy Hipel of Cambridge is seen in his backyard earlier this year. The shed behind him houses a soil vapour extraction unit. He has to ensure clear access to the shed at all times as an employee visits the shed twice a week. (Kate Bueckert/CBC) The city has to take ownership of the residents … […]


NEVER DOUBT WHAT A SMALL GROUP OF COMMITTED CITIZENS CAN DO

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April 12, 2017

DOUG CRAIG AND HIS CONTROL ISSUES.

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April 11, 2017

{ it’s time for Super Man to hang up his cape} unchallenged Power does strange things to people.. * HE NOT ONLY CONTROLS OUR CITY… * HE CONTROLS WHO GETS HIRED… * HE HAS 90% CONTROL OVER CAMBRIDGE COUNCIL… * HE HAS 100% CONTROL OVER STAFF… * HE NOW HAS A ” CODE OF CONDUCT” […]


An email I sent to Cambridge Clerk DiLullo and Cambridge Council.. ( so far no one has acknowledged receiving said email)

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April 10, 2017

INCLUDED HERE:   Plenty of Evidence to justify  PAPER BALLOTS / HAND COUNTED for the 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTION Posting this so Council can’t say, they didn’t know the risk with ELECTRONIC VOTING.. From: Debbie Vitez <debbievitez@hotmail.com> To: “clerk@cambridge.ca” <clerk@cambridge.ca>; Michael Di Lullo <DiLulloM@cambridge.ca> From: Debbie Vitez <debbievitez@hotmail.com> Sent: April 8, 2017 2:38 PM To: council@cambridge.ca […]


A federal committee has recommended against national Internet voting.

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April 9, 2017

editors note: If the feds and the provinces don’t trust it.. Why are our Elected Officials insisting we use it..? Electronic voting in Canada From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Federal elections and provincial elections use paper ballots, but electronic voting has been used since at least the 1990s at the municipal level. Committee reports and […]


The phantom motion that nearly caused a Cambridge referendum

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April 8, 2017

Apr 07, 2017 12:00 by Richard Vivian Cambridge Times It seemed, at first, as though I would be penning a correction notice, perhaps accompanied by an apology to readers. How could I have messed up this badly? But the more I looked into where I went so terribly wrong, the more obvious it became the […]


Online voting to return for 2018 election

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April 8, 2017

Apr 07, 2017 12:00 by Richard Vivian Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE — Residents will once again have the option of casting their votes online or via telephone during next year’s municipal election. Council members, meeting at the general committee on Tuesday (April 4), approved the use of paper ballots as well as online and telephone voting. […]


The voter is Boss: KW Record – Nov. 13, 2010

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April 5, 2017

   The voter is the boss Originally printed in the KW Record – Nov. 13, 2010 Last month’s municipal elections should have reminded civic leaders everywhere in Ontario who they work for. But since the lessons seems to have been lost on a few misguided Cambridge politicians who treated a fellow citizen disgracefully this week, […]


After a CYBER attack, students write literacy tests on paper – Is Cambridge Internet Voting really SAFE?

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April 4, 2017

Is Cambridge Internet Voting as safe as we are being told? Why do they assume that the City of Cambridge is the only non hackable system? Read below as to how a cyber attack forced students to write the EQAO tests with pen and paper.  Cyber hacking is REAL. There is no auditing or verification […]


More fake news from Frank Monteiro on the Multiplex

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April 3, 2017

  I recently was listing to News Talk 570 Radio.   Councillor Frank Monteiro was on the air and was talking about the Multiplex issue over the air.   I found it very interesting when I was listening and hearing some of the things that he was saying over the air.   One of the things he said […]


Your POWER HUNGRY AND OUT OF CONTROL MAYOR “Doug Trump” ( is now sending police to your home over comments you post!!)

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April 2, 2017

BELOW are COMMENTS TAKEN FROM A LOCAL FACEBOOK PAGE.. THE GROUP IS CALLED..Cambridge Citizen Discussion on local politics https://www.facebook.com/groups/1495349474051209/ UNDER THE CAPTION.. Controversial new ‘inclusiveness standards’ for public behaviour at city events Policy is revised and renamed constituents’ code of conduct ******* DOUG CRAIG ACTUALLY SENT THE POLICE TO THESE PEOPLE’S HOMES.. he is totally […]


Local Police visited the home of “Tommy Vann” over silly comments he made on this site.. ( have you had enough yet Cambridge?) you must VOTE this Control Freak .. out of OFFICE!!

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April 2, 2017

Interesting Friday evening. Johnny Law comes to my door. A pair of plain clothed fellows. I welcome them in as I always do. One fellow states they’re here to see me about what I wrote in the media, The Advocate. Perhaps the papers as well. Go ahead boys, ask away. He quoted a comment about […]


Craig’s attempt to control the Public the way he controls Council !!

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March 30, 2017

Controversial new ‘inclusiveness standards’ for public behaviour at city events Policy is revised and renamed constituents’ code of conduct Mar 29, 2017 07:53 by Richard Vivian Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE — Cheers, jeers and other “disruptive” behaviour won’t be tolerated during city functions, courtesy of a controversial new policy. Known as “inclusiveness standards”, the rules, many […]


It must be True if Craig’s bulldog ( donna reid) sez it’s so..

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March 28, 2017

Mayor didn’t ‘snub’ Coun. Liggett at International Women’s Day event, says Coun. Reid International Women’s Day was celebrated on March 11 with a breakfast for the community sponsored by the partnership of the Cambridge Celebration of Women and the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW). I was dismayed when a story surfaced about our breakfast […]


Cambridge… A History of our Drinking Water .. by Alan Marshall

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March 26, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017 HOW BAD DID CAMBRIDGE’S WATER USED TO BE? We all know lifetime smokers who have lived to 75 years of age. Ditto with people who are very overweight and or never exercised a day in their lives. Bad diets and fast food put some people in their graves by the time […]


Cambridge councillor Frank Monteiro diagnosed with cancer

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March 25, 2017

Waterloo Region Record ByJeff Hicks CAMBRIDGE — Frank Monteiro, the tough old beat-cop-turned-city-councillor, wondered if he’d been collared by cancer and handed a sudden death sentence. Tests results confirmed a lump on one of his kidneys is cancerous. “How long have I got?” Monteiro asked doctors at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. But Cambridge’s first […]


my rant of the day… by Uwe Kretschmann

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March 23, 2017

Taxation…at just about every level. But for today let’s stick with the city of Cambridge and the region. I would like anybody who has lived in this city for any length of time answer me this: When you get up at 6am every morning to go to work Is your life better today than it […]


Is Cambridge drinking water finally safe?…from the Elmira Advocate

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March 22, 2017

**Editors note** Alan Marshall runs the very informative Elmira Advocate.. He has been advocating for Elmira’s residents for years.. He also has been a great SUPPORT AND ADVOCATE for  the residents of Cambridge. Who have never been told the truth about how TRULY  toxic our drinking water ACTUALLY IS..  (Middleton St. Wellfield is located on […]


There’s something ‘fishy’ about allowing online voting ( letter to Editor March 19, 2014)

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March 19, 2017

The following  from 2014.. is still true today.. WE NEED A FAIR ELECTION PROCESS IN 2018 Dear Editor, I’m a first time writer, longtime reader and I’ve bit my tongue for long enough. I decided to write today because I sense that there’s something fishy going on with city council these days. I find it […]


Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig, ignores Councillor Jan Liggett at “ladies luncheon”

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March 14, 2017

On March 11th, a breakfast was held at the Galt County Club to celebrate International Women’s Day. The mayor, Doug Craig was there, along with councillors Donna Reid, Pam Wolf and Jan Liggett as the city of Cambridge’s representatives. Before the mayor, Doug Craig, proceeded with his remarks, representing the city of Cambridge, he recognized […]


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